Announcement: GCF Offers First Wellness Forum

November 25, 2009

From Tai Chi to Chai Tea Steps You Can Take to Prevent Women’s Cancer

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The Gynecologic Cancer Foundation in partnership with the WebMD Health Foundation is pleased to offer its first Wellness Forum. This free event will take place Thursday, January 28, 2010 from 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Moores UCSD Cancer Center in La Jolla, CA.

This innovative program will feature noted gynecologic oncologists who will discuss ways to prevent gynecologic cancers and early warning signs that can aid in early diagnosis.

Ideas about how to eat to prevent cancer will be offered along with a cooking demonstration. Other healthy living options will be available, including tai chi, yoga and meditation.

There will be reception during the event that will feature light, healthy choice hors d’oeuvres.

For more information, contact Dina Zambon by e-mail at dzambon@thegcf.org or by phone at 312.658-0751.

Spotlight

After surviving cancer, women look for a community of support and guidance. In a video produced by the Society of Gynecologic Oncology, survivors share how they live and thrive after endometrial cancer. As described by one survivor, “You can get better.”  

Awareness

September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month.  After creating the month in 1999, the Foundation strives to bring attention about these cancers through public awareness campaigns.

Research

The Foundation is proud to offer various Research Grants and Awards. Click here for more information.

Education

FREE Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Courses throughout the country. For more information, click here.